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Analysis searched every wound of humanity, in order to expose its horror.

He punched the private wire to Analysis for the fourth time that morning.

In a corner office they found the Analysis man, pale but jubilant.

Analysis, first of all, and egotism, and therefore no faith.

Analysis and record, for future use, of lessons learned by experience.

Let him try, and if he fail, then let him study my Analysis as given below.

Expository writing is commonly divided into Definition and Analysis.

Analysis of samples of pure and broken colors in cloths and flowers.

Analysis showed that the powders were an acetanilid mixture.

Analysis—the resolution of a complex whole into its component elements.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "resolution of anything complex into simple elements" (opposite of synthesis), from Medieval Latin analysis (15c.), from Greek analysis "a breaking up, a loosening, releasing," noun of action from analyein "unloose, release, set free; to loose a ship from its moorings," in Aristotle, "to analyze," from ana "up, throughout" (see ana-) + lysis "a loosening," from lyein "to unfasten" (see lose). Psychological sense is from 1890. Phrase in the final (or last) analysis (1844), translates French en dernière analyse.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANALYSIS

analytics

nounscience of logical analysis
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